Dallas court finds Oklahoma tribe liable for fatal bus crash

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Dallas appeals court has upheld a $9.3 million verdict against the Choctaw Nation after finding the southern Oklahoma tribe liable for a charter bus crash that killed two elderly passengers.

The Court of Appeals for Texas' 5th District unanimously dismissed the tribe's appeal of a 2016 Dallas County ruling saying it was liable for the deaths of Alice Stanley and Paula Hahn, the Oklahoman reported .

"The appellate court was correct in affirming the jury's verdict in this horrifying crash," said Frank Branson, an attorney for Stanley's estate and children.

The bus was trav...



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